Commencement 2015: Ceremony

Let’s celebrate the Class of 2015

The DMU campus was alive and well during this year’s DMU Commencement week festivities. Click the image below each event to view more …
SCI CAN's Chris Norton and family present a $60,000 check to Katie Stevermer and Des Moines University representatives.

Stevermer receives $60,000 SCI CAN Foundation grant for mobility research

DMU took another step this spring in efforts to help people become more mobile: Catherine “Katie” Stevermer, P.T., Ph.D., GCS, …

463 graduates to cross the stage at DMU’s 115th Commencement

Des Moines University will grant degrees to 463 graduates at the University’s 115th Commencement Ceremony, on Saturday, May 23, at …

Physical therapy eases pelvic pain in mothers

Each May we spend a Sunday celebrating mothers, taking time to appreciate the women who brought us into this world. …

Student seeks to bring unique services to rural Iowa

Jayna Hoover, D.P.T.’15, hopes to eventually return to rural Kossuth County, IA, where she grew up. “The area has predominantly …

They came, they ran, they got treated

More than 20 DMU physical therapy and podiatric medical students and clinicians staffed eight tables to treat participants in the …

Identify the cause to eliminate lower back pain

For runners and cyclists, knee pain is the most prevalent injury, but lower back pain is the most common reason …

Setting the story straight about stroke

Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. …

Six strategies to alleviate incontinence

Urinary incontinence is an inconvenient – and sometimes embarrassing – condition common among older adults. Nobody is born with bladder …

Firm up your pelvic floor muscles to fight ‘the urge’

The National Association for Continence estimates that 25 million American adults suffer from incontinence. Many seniors accept it as a …

Physical Therapy Clinic expands popular exercise classes

In health care, it’s typically a bad sign when you have patients returning again and again or requesting to come …

Avoid office injury by following ergonomic principles

Humans have long spent the majority of their waking hours at work. But instead of manufacturing, farming and building, most …